First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Okocha mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Okocha

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  • A user from Kentucky, United States says the name Okocha is of African origin and means "Open".
Other origins: Nigerian

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Alt. Meaning

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Okocha

Jay-Jay Okocha is a soccer player for the Enugu Rangers, Borussia Neunkirchen, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Paris Saint-Germain F.C., Bolton Wanderers F.C., Qatar SC, Hull City A.F.C., and Nigeria national football team. Jay-Jay was born on August 14th, 1973 in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.


Emmanuel Okocha is a soccer player for the Enugu Rangers and Nigeria national football team.


Peter was born on February 5th, 1952.


Awudu Okocha is a soccer player for the Accra Hearts of Oak SC, SC Bregenz, FC Senec, Maccabi Netanya F.C., Bnei Sakhnin F.C., Hapoel Acre F.C., Hapoel Ramat Gan Givatayim F.C., Ratchaburi Mitr Phol F.C., and Ghana national under-17 football team. Awudu was born on September 15th, 1984 in Ghana.


Daisy W. Okocha is a Chief Judge of Rivers State. She was most active from 2016 to 2016. Daisy was born on January 15th, 1951 in Obio-Akpor.


Santos Okocha is an athlete for the Matchedje Nampula.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Okocha U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 95.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Okocha

People with the last name Okocha are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Okocha

  • How Popular is the name Okocha? As a last name Okocha was the 88,020th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Okocha? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Okocha was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Okocha: Your name in reverse order is Ahcoko. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Chaook. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Okocha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 211 people with the last name Okocha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Okocha? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Okocha as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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